+JMJ+ Robert Barron is a Catholic bishop who (like St. Maximilian Kolbe) has used the media for the education and promotion of the Catholic faith. He’s known as an author, speaker, theologian, and TV series host, among other titles. He likely best known for the Word on Fire. This year, Bishop Barron is releasing brief thought pieces for the Gospel readings on each day of … Continue reading Bishop Barron Talks Star Wars on First Sunday of Lent
The radio (another mass communications medium which has become just slightly obsolete with the digital dawn of thousands of podcasts and websites like iTunes) was a revolutionary breakthrough at the time of its conception. Nowadays, if I use the radio it’s while I am in the car driving somewhere. But back in the day, it was a machine which embodied, among other elements, the right … Continue reading The Classic Days of Radio: A Medium for Everything
Take a look at the dinosaurs and cast appearing in Jurassic World 2: Fallen Kingdom. Continue reading Carnotaurus and Others Will Appear in Jurassic World 2 and It Isn’t Carnotaurus’s First Movie Appearence
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the liturgical season of Lent. My main Lenten observance this year is going to be daily readings of the Scriptures. So I obviously started performing this practice today. I was searching for an Old Testament book which I was unfamiliar with (and which also didn’t look like one long history lesson). Eventually, I came to the Book of Judith. … Continue reading An Ironic Bible Passage I Found on Ash Wednesday
When couples young and old go out on a date on Valentine’s Day, almost none of them consider who Valentine was. People often don’t even make the connection that St. Valentine was a real person. In today’s society, a valentine is seen as a thing, usually a card or present given on Valentine’s Day, not a flesh and blood man. It comes as no surprise … Continue reading Who Was St. Valentine?
This past weekend was a long weekend. It began on Wednesday afternoon after my brother and I had finished our classes at the community college. After picking up my two girl cousins we headed out on a seven-hour drive to Atchison, Kansas. We spent the next two days visiting Benedictine College and just seeing what there was to see in Atchison itself. This visit was primarily … Continue reading The 811 at Atchison, Kansas
The human race has been hunting other creatures in order to sustain itself for millennia. Over the years, some people have also acquired a knack for hunting animals for sport and/or monetary profit. As a result of man’s overhunting and search for efficient natural fuel, many species of organisms are currently on the brink of extinction or have already been totally obliterated, never to return. … Continue reading The Story of the Buffalo and the Whale